Digital television platform, StarTimes has been named the Best Pay TV Operator in Nigeria at the coveted Beacon of Information and Communication Technology (BoICT) awards gala, held at Eko Hotel and Suites,Lagos recently.
During the ceremony attended by policy makers, captains of industries, regulatory bodies and other key players, StarTimes was presented with the prestigious award and commended for its consumer friendly offerings, particularly its record-smashing Nova Pay TV bouquet for N600 monthly subscription.
StarTimes is one of the leading digital-TV operator in Africa combining satellite and terrestrial DTV systems to provide an open and secure digital wireless platform. It provides a robust signal transmission service for public and private broadcasters that offers consumers outstanding Pay-TV programs and owns a featured content platform with 440 authorized channels consisting of news, movies, series, sports, entertainment, children’s programs, fashion, religion, among others.
Giving reasons for the awards, the Chief Executive Officer of Communications Week Media Limited, the organiser of the award, Mr Ken Nwogbo, stated that the digital tv platform had revolutionalised the pay TV industry landscape in Nigeria with its consistently affordable and public friendly offerings.
“Since StarTimes joined the industry, Pay TV has become more popular and accessible for many people,” he stated.
Receiving the awards on behalf of the board, management and staff of the company, the Marketing Director, Oludare Kafar expressed appreciation to millions of StarTimes subscribers who made it possible with a promise of better subscribers experience.
“As a business, we have embraced innovation and cutting edge global technology solutions to deliver compelling digital television experience to our millions of subscribers,” he stated.